Spanish PM called to testify in corruption trial

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Spanish PM called to testify in corruption trial
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Opposition parties in Spain reacted to Tuesday’s news that Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is cited to appear as a witness in the ongoing Gurtel corruption trial in which his ruling People’s Party (PP) is deeply implicated.

Magistrates from Spain’s High Court decided Rajoy should testify as a witness, albeit through video conference from his office, in the trial about events over the period 1999 to 2005 when he was PP General Secretary and Luis Barcenas, one of the accused, was the party treasurer.

Barcenas is accused of running a slush fund from money gained from...


Spanish PM called to testify in corruption trial


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